File:Exercise Desert Rock IV (Tumbler-Snapper George) 001.jpg

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English: Exercise Desert Rock IV - Nevada Proving Grounds - June 1, 1952. Sixth Army troops from Camp Desert Rock attack towards an atomic blast during a maneuver held by the Army at the AEC's Nevada Proving Grounds in conjunction with the Atomic Energy Commission's Tumbler-Snapper George nuclear test. The troops in foxholes 7,000 yards from the blast, charged forward in battle formation as soon as the shock wave swept over their position -- about 20 seconds and advanced several thousand yards towards ground zero before being halted by radiological safety rules
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This image is available from the National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office Photo Library under number TS-52-77.

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